Translation of cogitate in Spanish:

cogitate

cavilar, v.

Pronunciation /ˈkɑdʒəˌteɪt//ˈkɒdʒɪteɪt/

intransitive verb

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    cavilar
    meditar
    to cogitate on / upon sth cavilar / meditar sobre algo
    • Mitch didn't want to give the temps time to cogitate over unionizing.
    • The whole obesity thing was just something to cogitate on.
    • No matter how hard you study, ponder or cogitate, some things are just a mystery.
    • It was a day to stay home and cogitate in front of the fire with a good book, a cup of coffee, and a warm blanket.
    • But having read this one it seemed so particularly relevant to an issue I've been cogitating on recently that I had to copy it and bring it home to write an entry on it.
    • He apparently went off to work, where he cogitated on matters a little.
    • If we had to cogitate every time we did anything, chances are we'd have a difficult time getting out of bed in the morning.
    • Editorials and longer opinion pieces shout crudely at us, whereas a good essay should meditate, cogitate and ruminate in a solid literary style.
    • Consider and reconsider and think and ponder and ruminate and cogitate all you will - Lady Josephine - but my convictions remain the same.
    • I need to cogitate and ruminate on it a bit more before the official electoral prediction.
    • When he's not in disguise, we're treated to close-ups of him brooding and cogitating - and looking like an elderly Hamlet.
    • When we are rushed to deliver short and sweet responses, we may lose our ability to cogitate and reflect.
    • It is my duty to observe, comment, cogitate and deliberate, and then to disseminate the wisdom I have gained by my efforts.
    • I am cogitating on this grave matter in connection with the death of Saul Bellow, the wonderful American writer.
    • Holmes broke open a packet of plain chocolate hob nobs and looked at me. ‘If you don't mind, Watson, I wish to cogitate alone.'
    • Considering the divorce rate in this country, one might cogitate on why so many people still want to get hitched.
    • Perhaps he and his researchers should have spent a little more time cogitating on exactly why the taxpayer should give them any more money.
    • What's really bugging me is people trying to put words in my mouth or thoughts in my mind that I never pronounced or cogitated.
    • I'm not exactly over the moon at being another year older but my wife is taking me away for the weekend to meditate, cogitate and recuperate in Cornwall.
    • With a frustrated sigh, he sat back and cogitated, going over his various options.